For healthcare facilities, please distribute immediately to the Infection Control Department, Emergency Department, Infectious Disease Department, Director of Nursing, Medical Director, Director of Pharmacy, Laboratory Service, and all inpatient and outpatient patient care areas.
The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) provides this document annually as a summary of influenza prevention and reporting requirements for healthcare providers, clinical laboratories, local health departments (LHDs), hospitals, long term care facilities, and other stakeholders.
INFLUENZA SURVEILLANCE AND REPORTING REQUIREMENTS:
NYSDOH conducts enhanced influenza surveillance beginning October 2, 2022 and continuing through the week ending May 20, 2023. Reporting requirements vary by setting and provider type; requirements are summarized and detailed in the attachment.
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Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN